Richard Brown

Richard L. Brown AIA, Principal, Richard Brown Architects

M. Arch. Yale University 1981
A.B. Princeton University 1977
Registered Architect, Massachusetts
American Institute of Architects
Boston Society of Architects


1988 – present
Principal, Richard Brown Architects

PROJECTS (partial list)

Cambridgeport School Renovation, Cambridge, MA
Mt. Carmel Church Restoration, Mt. Carmel, CT
MRC Multi-family Housing, Cambridge, MA
Courtside Restaurant, Cambridge, MA
Estow Residence, Westport, MA
621 Camb. St. Facade Improvement, Camb., MA
Estow Renovation, Somerville, MA
Clapham Addition, Arlington, MA
Bokhour Renovation, Concord, MA
Astrue Residence, Cuttyhunk Island, MA
Grassi Storefront Renovation, Cambridge, MA
Pagnotti Addition, Belmont, MA
Donnally Residence, Orleans, MA
Woods Hole Library Addition, Woods Hole, MA
Richard Brown Residence, East Haven, CT
Diffley Addition, Green Hill, RI
Christman Residence, Cambridge, MA
Brown/Sichel Residence, Lexington, MA
Carruthers Residence, Lexingrton, MA
Johnson Residence, Winter Harbor, ME
1982 – 1988
Designer/Architect, Cesar Pelli and Associates
PROJECTS (partial list)

Yale Center for Molecular Medicine, New Haven, CT
World Financial Center, New York, NY
Arcorp Development, Hoboken, NJ
Pelli Residence, New Haven CT
Norwest Tower, Minneapolis, MN

Richard Brown has had an ongoing fascination with the work of H.H. Richardson and has
written the essay, H. H. Richardson and the Golden Section Proportions in his Architecture.

A full version of the essay may be downloaded as a PDF (8.4 MB).
H. H. Richardson and the Golden Section Proportions in his Architecture


2009 – present
Adjunct Faculty, Boston University
2007 – 2008
Adjunct Faculty, Massachusetts College of Art
Introduction to Architecture
Architect/Advisor, North Bennett Street School
Architect for Carpentry Program
Adjunct Faculty, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Sophomore Studios, Fall 2006
Adjunct Faculty, Roger Williams University
Advanced Studios, Spring 1998
First Year Studios, Fall 1998
1996 – 1997
Adjunct Faculty, Northeastern University
Environmental Systems
1993 – 1997
Faculty, Boston Architectural Center
Orthogonal Drawing 1993 - 1994
B1 Studios (Mid-level) 1994 – 1996


2009 – present
Lexington Design Advisory Committee
2009 – present
Lexington Center Committee
2005 – 2008
Lexington High School School Council
2003 – 2006
Lexington Youth Soccer Coach/Coordinator
2000 – 2003
Cambridge Youth Soccer Coach/Coordinator
1999 – 2003
Cambridge United for Education - Co-Chair
1999 – 2001
Cambridge Green Ribbon Open Space Committee
1998 – 2002
Cambridgeport School Council, Cambridge, MA